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. go to doug luzader live in washington with the latest. >> good morning. whatever coalition the president was hoping to build here now appears to be in at that timers this morning with a key u.s. ally now saying it will not take part in a military strike on syria. the administration suffered a big set back of particlism refusing to back any attack. >> the british parliament does not want to see british military action. i get that and the government will act accordingliful>> president obama meantime is expected to seek congressional approval for action in syria. it raises serious constitutional questions. select members of congress to make a case of war outlining evidence that the syrian regime avoid chemical weapons. the president did not take part in it. >> they are going to issue a statement and they are in the process of de classifying. when we do that we do understand. it's up to the president of the united states to present this case to sell it to the american public. >> that is going to be the next likely step. they are likely to release a de classified version to the
of progress in the investigation. elizabeth brprann is live in washington with more. >> as lawmakers continue to seek answers about what happened and why the night of september 11th in benghazi. we are getting a new indication of how interested the administration is. >> as time has passed and more facts have become known, whether it's about the benghazi and talking points or conduct with the irs attempts to turn this into a scandal have failed. >> the white house says they consider the attacks to be among one of the phony scandals. he was referring to claims republican law americas that the administration misled the public about the nature of the attack by stressing the connection to an anti islam film. some law americas aren't dealing very lightly. they continue to push for more answers. behind closed doors they met with bristol who was leading an elite task force when the terrorists attacked the benghazi consulate. he spoke in a classified briefing yesterday. sources tell us he confirmed what other military brass told law americas despite what the white house does claim u.s. officials were
they must be unanimous on one of the 13 counts of pre-meditated murder. >> elizabeth bran live in washington thank you. >>> former egyptian president mub mubarak will now be under house arrest at a military hospital outside of cairo. the 85-year-old was forced out of power during the 2011 up rising. >> brand new developments in the crisis in syria. they have sent a top pofficial. they have the sites of three other attacks. the syrian government is denying any involvement. many are suspicious including the obama administration. they killed more than a thousand people including children. >> wildfire outside of yosemite national park is now being described. ju jerry brown now calling a state of emergency. 268 homes in a nearby neighborhood have been evacuated and hundreds of tourists have been ordered to leave the area. that fire is one percent contained and 50 this as 50 percent of major fires burning across the person part of the country. >> hail pounding the denver area making it look like a winter wonderla wonderland. several golf ball sized hail. >> they are putting a height under an over
with jack nicholson and nominated for an academy award. >> let's talk about washington now. more of the same mess at the irs. brand new testimony revealing the embattled agency is still targeting conservative groups. after all of the attention. peter doocy is live for us in washington. what's this all about. >> they would no longer be scrutinizeed by the irs for their political beliefs. there's a new washington piece that contains a transcript between congressional investigator and irs agent. it is a tea party group in the political at cassie case even if no evidence of activity on the application. the irs agent said based on my current manager's direction uh-huh. back in may you remember president obama said he wasn't going to tolerate improper behavior at the irs. >> it doesn't matter what political side you are from. the irs has to operate with absolute integrity. the government has to conduct itself in the way that is true to the public for us that is especially true for the irs. >> they want to put lois lerner the head of the irs tax exception commission back on the stand. >> lois lerne
in washington. >> he is a former u.s. torn he represen -- u.s. attorney he represents one of the benghazi whistleblowers. in an interview with washington he makes the claim that during the terror attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi when four americans among them were killed some bad characters stole mist ills and distributed them quote it is pretty clear the biggest concern 400 missiles diverted in libya and had gotten into the hands of very ugly people. they are worried about an tame president to shoot down an airliner. i do not know whether they were at the anoch but it was somehow involved in the process of the distribution of the missiles. digenova and his wife victoria represent several so-called whistleblowers from benghazi. you may vs. understalsh lsh al- understand and know a criminal investigation is still going on. >> kelly wright live for us in washington. thanks, kelly. >> this is a horrible story here. the three florida teenagers charged with a brutal beating of a 13-year-old while riding home on the gus from school will appear in juvenile court. he was repeatedly kicked
each year. that's according to a new report from the "washington post". most violations involved the unauthorized surveillance of america. >> elizabeth brpran is liv prane from washington with the latest. >> the agency over stepped the boundaries. edward snowden proving significant violations include the unauthorized use of information on more than 3,000 americans and green card holders quote a large number of calls from washington were intercepted in 2008 after the district's area code was mistaken to the country code for egypt. in 2012 more than 2700 incidence of unauthorized collection as well as distribution of what is normally legally protected communications. the article's reporter saying there were a multitude of mistakes made. >> searching on the wrong names or searching on u.s. persons improperly or searching on people who they have no reasonable suspicion or length to terrorist groups. >> in a statement the nsa said it tries to identify problems and in part the statement reads we take each report seriously investigate the matter, address the issue, constantly wolook fo
luzader is live in washington with the latest. >> just gets more and more complicated, doesn't it? here's what we know this morning. we know about the four destroyers sitting off the coast of syria. we think they are loaded with tomahawk cruise missiles getting in position for a possible attack. now to the southeast in the persian gulf. second aircraft carrier in in the region. it's a lot of firepower. >> you can fake a limited approach not a repetition of iraq which i know a lot of people are worried about. if we are saying in a clear and decisive but limited way we send a message saying stop doing this it could have an impact on our national security in the long-term. >> it is a series of led strikes that leaves bish char assad with power then what? >> when you cruise about an enemy ship you telling it stop or we will sink you with the next round. what obama is saying we are doing the shot across the bough but then we are going to go home it will stop 3 days we don't want an iraq war. it has no effect it is a way to aswash the conscience of a president and a lot of people in the west
has just allowed four state department plies back on the job. kelly wright live in washington with more. >>> we have no independent confirmation of that story. john kerry has decided to reinstate four state department officials to their job after they were placed on administrative leave in the after effect of benghazi. four have been told they can return to their job today, this after 8 months of being in limbo not knowing what their futures would be. the four employees were questioned extensively about the roles they played in regard to the attack on benghazi. they claimed the lives of four americans among them including ambassador chris stevens. they are place was not deemed a disciplinary action then under secretary of state then hillary clinton for the failures that led to the attack on benghazi. secretary kerry the report concludes study their careers and the fact that benghazi made the decision to have them reinstat reinstated. this will add fuel to the fire in the belly of those critics of the obama administration. they have expressed outrage the way they handled the te
is watching. just how far the nsa's spying capabilities go on the internet. live from washington with the latest details. good morning elizabeth. >> in a report we are learning in the wall street journal it disemployees a much more expansive image we are talking the capacity to have access to three fourths of all u.s. internet traffic. its filters it in major junctions in the u.s. it does so in conjunction with the telecom company. it is designed to look at communications that originate or end abroad. officials say the broad reach will be incidentally interce intercepted. the programs do have code names such as brarn knee lithium storm brew and others. it defends the practices as legal and respectful of the privacy. if communications are represented during the lawful activities the agency follows minim minimalzation and designed to protect the privacy of united states persons. last week we learned the nsa preached privacy rules and over stepped the legal authority thousands of times over since 2008 when is when congress granted new powers. >> confusion over what the u.s. plans to
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. that was the day martin luther king jr. marched on washington and gave that iconic i have a dream speech. tens of thousands are expected to gather in washington, d.c. live look. >> a quarter of a million people descended on the national mall in 1963 to peacefully voice their discontent with unemployment and racial inequality. we have seen it for a better half of the week. tens of thousands are reflecting on the day and the improvements made over a half a century. >> we had to be here. although there has never been a as many black-and-white people gathered in one place to make a statement about any issue before in our country. >> any other speech and rale sree for the event the famous words i have a dream have been included. martin luther king jr. was the last speaker of the day the last four mints of his speech which so many thousands know by heart his speech is considered one of the most important in u.s. history and is a constant theme for indpens today. >> 50 years later see can a l -g the large number of people especially families who want to be a witness to history 50 years later. >> pray
will pass on it. >> elizabeth pran is live for us in washington. can they just do that, just pass on it? >> congressional members have reported a deal with the office of personal management that will allow them to continue to make employer contributions to their health plan. basically law americas and congressional staffers. they say a number of senators reportedly expressed concern over hike in healthcare costs due to the implementation of obama care. they don't want to get crushed by the change of benefits. this as the irs chief tells congress he would rather stick with his current healthcare plan. >> why are your employees trying to exempt themselves from the very law that you are enforce. >> to speak for myself i prefer to stay with the current policy i am pleased with rather than go through a change if i don't need to go through the change. >> he is planning one of a number of votes to continue to chip away at obama care. this time to prevent the irs from implementing the law really showing lack of approval of the agency in the wake of the allegations. at the same time the presiden
are becoming. one says the aid set aside already doubt the door. he adds when congress returns from washington they have to debate future funding of egypt. the violence continues to escalate. they are getting worse with no end to violence on the horizon. some congressional lawmakers are asking the united states to cut off military aid to egypt. >> while the acts by the egyptian military are completely unconscionable we have to change our aid. the muslim brotherhood corrupted their mandates. they won the election. the egyptian people are not tariffs they got the majority of the vote. after a year of governing they drove these people away. this coup had a lot of popular support. we are headed to algeria. the brotherhood will go under ground al qaeda will come to their aid you will have armed insurgency not protest on your hands and we will have a failed state in egypt and we will have to suspend our aid because we can't support the reactions of the military. even though the brotherhood over playing their hand started this, we can't support what the military is doing in response. >>> president ob
and hope the president as soon as we get back to washington will ask for authorization from congress to do something in a very surgical and proportional way. something that gets their attention, that causes them to understand that we are not going to put up with this kind of activity 37. >> the timing here, though, is still very much in question. and it may be complicated by the fact that these u.n. teams are now on the ground looking for evidence of chemical weapons attacks. >> all right, doug, thanks so much. >>> a massive search is under way for missing arizona teenager. police say john's car was found abandoned in southwest oregon. it had not broken down, was not out of gas and was left unlocked with money inside. the father is worried that his son may have gone into the wild. >> his identification, his money, everything he had with him is still in the car and he's just completely missing. >> david says that his son, john, is a big fan of the movie into the wild, it is about a guy who runs away and lives in the wilderness. a friend reportedly told his dad that john may have planned thi
to leave yemen. 19 of the embassies and consulates to close this week. peter doocy joins us from washington with more. good morning, peter. >> heather, the state department order for all americans in yemen to get out right now comes just one day after a critical detail was revealed about why the united states is so concerned about a terrorist attack at this time and has to do with someone in yemen. the head of the al qaeda based yes ma'am men's law communicated withal guide that kind of direct contact is reportedly wear and that communication was intercepted. >>> the threat emanates from the peninsula clearly it is the most active terrorist organization there. it has been the most operational active affiliate of al qaeda. beyond that i won't get into the details of who might be behind the stress. >> the consulate were going to keep the doors closed through the end of ramadan this weekend. it will extend further into august. >>> we believe this threat is significant and we are taking it seriously for that reason. we have taken the action of the state department in abundance of caution. we wi
news alert. an amber alert issued in oregon and washington state for two children after the suspect's car was headed in the direction of the oregon border. anna kooiman has that story for us. >> overnight oregon state police saying there was a possible sighting of james dimaggio's blue nissan versa followed by another sighting a few miles away on the same highway in oregon. >> trying to get as many people out there looking for that vehicle and that plate and the two children in that vehicle. >> they believe dimaggio may be headed for canada. the close family friend is accused of murdering the mother of hannah and ethan anderson and setting his house on fire. police found her body inside along with the remains of a child possibly 8-year-old ethan. no positive id yet. meantime we are hearing the suspect once told 16-year-old hannah he had a crush on her and he would date her if they were the same age. >> hannah's father made an emotional plea for her safe return. >> jim, i can't fathom what you were thinking. the damage is done. i am begging you to let my daughter go. you have taken e
to get good at it. >> elizabeth pran in washington, thanks. >>> those three teenagers charged with beating a 13-year-old on a school bus could face probation and random drug tests if prosecutors have their way. they are appearing in juvenile court for a pretrial hearing. that is when they recommended their punishment. the father of one of those teens expressing remorse. >> (indiscernible) my son isn't a bad person. he got involved with bad people that's all. >> the victim suffered a broken arm and two black eyes. they will return to court in two weeks for their sentencing. >> happening today the fort hood massacre trial resumes for major nadal hassan. they will hold a session without the military panel to go over autopsy photos. >> an hour later that trial will resume. yesterday fbi agents will be responding to the shooting testified one calling it the worst crime scene he has seen? 23 years on the job. another agent said there were bodies and medical equipment quote all over the floor. >> the justice department filed suit against the merger of u.s. airways and american airlin
and early death. and wait most of that burden is carried by you the tax payer. folks who live in washington, d.c. drink the most. 680 drinks a year each. that's a lot of drinks. it costs each dc residents more than $1,600 in healthcare bills as well as productivity losses. i wonder why they are drinking so much in washington. >> that is a lot of drinks. you might want to drink after you hear how much it costs to raise a kid. >> the time right now 11 after the hour. still to come take a look at this scene. a women who's car plunges 30 feet off a highway lives to tell about the horrific ordeal. we will have the incredible story of survival next. >> this is supposed to civil lies america is now creating a controversy. some demanding it be moved. >> first as we go to break a look at the gas prices. new national average 3.54 unchanged from yesterday. ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little bit hungry ♪ ♪ and there's nothing good around ♪ ♪ turn around barry ♪ i finally found the right snack ♪ ♪ the school year has everyone out of the house, so help protect your home w
of washington due to low humidity and strong winds in excess of 30 miles per hour along with warm temperatures. we have a possibility of seeing thunderstorms. additional lightening could spark up new wildfires. we could have welcome news to improve conditions and the winds could come down a little bit as well as we see the storm system move on through and get the much needed moisture from the storms. >> looking forward to that tomorrow but today not looking good. >> maria molina thank you so much. another bombshell to tell you about. the obama administration admits nsa collected thousands of e-mails from americans who don't have any ties to terrorism whatsoever. they are ordering a full review of the surveillance programs. elizabeth prann is live with the latest. >> we are learning this after the officer of -- director of national i tell against took the unusual steps of de classifying more than 100 pages of documents yesterday. the nsa grabbed as many as 56,000 e-mails and other communications by americans with no connection to terrorism annually over three years. they did so by inadvertently
, an american hero awarded the nation's highest military honor in washington for his brifry. this is a great story. army staff sergeant ty carter risked his life to save his fellow soldiers during a deadly firefight in afghanistan that was back in 2009. wt ch wtgg reporter tom fitzgerald has more. >> reporter: it is the nation's highest military honor. >> the medal of honor to specialist ty carter. >> reporter: at the white house monday, ty carter was presented with that honor and it was one born from a battle he survived against all odds. >> the battle is a part of me. >> reporter: october 3, 2009. ty carter was at the remote outpost keating on a dangerous mountain range in the afghanistan/pakistan border. >> only those closeseest to me see the scars. >> reporter: he was in a valley where insurgents controlled the mountains when 300 of them attacked from four sides, ty carter strung into action. >> the choice it seemed was simple. stay and die or make a run for it. >> reporter: the u.s. army says carter ran into heavy enemy fire six times, killing insurgents resupplying ammo, treating the w
or the exact whereabouts. >> steve secentanni live from washington. >>> they expect to suspend a rod today. but he could still be in the yankee lineup today. heather nauert is live with the latest. >> an announcement from major league baseball is expected to come at noon today. rodriguez will be suspended for the rest of the season and for all of next season for his ladies and gentlemened connection to a miami clinic peg drugs. he stands to lose $34 million in salary. his attorneys will appeal that suspension. that would allow him to play into september. a rod woucould get a shorter penalty if he gives up a right to floel a grievance. it would be heard by a federal regulator. he is pencilled in for the chick white sox. 13 other players also place disciplinary charges for taking form man's enhancing drugs alastairs jessie cruise and peralta are among the stiffest faci facing penalties could be banned up to 50 games. some players expect to serve them immediately. this decision expected to come down at noon today interest time. ainsley? >> a lot of baseball fans waiting for that. >> an extrem
. kelly wright live for us in washington with more on this story. good morning, kelly. >> the father of his son says where the son chooses to live the rest of his life will be his decision alone. he is living in temporary asylum in russia. the president and members of congress say snow dans actions caused great harm to the operation of the nsa and snowden should return to stand trial. the father says he is disappointed with the president's comments. believes the president and members of congress are involved in political theater he claims was quote poisening the well for his son to have a fair trial if he were to return home to face charges. >> as a father i want my son to come home if i believe the justice system we should be afforded of as americans is going to be applied correctly. >> president obama in an effort to maintain the public's trust of the nsa program is now providing more over sight and transparency. still some lawmakers believe snowden be trade his count-- bed his country. >> there are a large number of americans, particularly young americans who view mr. snowden as s
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